Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALS 199 - Successful College Reading

1-3 Credit(s)

Emphasis on reading and study strategies for disciplinary specific texts. Introduction to discipline specific study methods and approaches to successfully read course textbooks and assessments, how to navigate information technology in the subject area, and how to develop rich academic vocabulary.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply prior knowledge to aid in the integration and retention of new information
  2. Monitor and evaluate his/her growth as an active reader
  3. Apply appropriate reading strategies to college-level discipline-specific texts
  4. Vary reading strategies and reading rate according to the level of difficulty of the material
  5. Identify and use patterns of organizations in college level material and other discipline specific texts to aid in comprehension
  6. Employ various techniques to recognize, define, and use new or unfamiliar vocabulary to maximize reading comprehension and expand readers' vocabulary
  7. Evaluate the credibility of author's treatments in college level texts
  8. Organize and/or synthesize information from college level reading materials into usable notes and/or study materials
  9. Mark text selectively, ask questions of the text, respond to the text, and summarize the text

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